St Mary, Fairford

St Mary, Fairford

The most complete set of mediaeval stained glass in the country, installed in the church between 1500 and 1515. The 28 windows survived the widespread destruction of ‘idolatrous images’ during the Reformation, and further glass breaking in the early 17th century, but several were badly damaged during a storm in 1703. The latest full conservation and restoration was completed in 2010, which should help preserve the glass for centuries to come.

Photo credit: Roz Crawley,

Postcode: GL7 4AF

St Mary, Fairford
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